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Five points about the future of innovation in South Africa

US-based blogger Ngozi Onuoha was part of a group of seven journalists from UK, US and China taken on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town by Brand South Africa earlier this year. This is what she found.

Brics countries should embrace innovation: Minister Radebe

Brics countries should embrace innovation: Minister Radebe

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has told delegates at the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS & Beyond Conference in London that they should embrace innovation in order to meet targeted economic growth.
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Wind-up heart rate monitor will help save Africa’s babies

A unique clinical innovation developed by South African non-profit PowerFree Education Technology aimed at helping to curb high rates of infant mortality across Africa is being fine tuned and commercialised through a partnership with global technology firm Royal Philips.
South Africans vie for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South Africans vie for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Two South Africans have been shortlisted for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, which recognises local solutions to local problems. The engineers will vie with 10 other African inventors to win the £25 000 grand prize and receive commercialisation training and mentoring.

Invitation to participate in a Brand South Africa Research Reference Group

Calling all youth Theme: Active Citizenship, Innovation and Improved Nation Brand Competitiveness: How can youth make the NDP a reality? Date: 16 August 2014 Time: 9:00-14:00 Venue: Brand...

Maverick Awards give recognition to young SA entrepreneurs

Bevan Ducasse, the CEO of wiGroup walked away with the inaugural Maverick of the Year Award, which seeks to "recognise, acknowledge as well as celebrate the entrepreneurial genius".

World-class tech hub planned for Joburg

The Johannesburg Centre for Software Engineering at Wits University will open Tshimologong Precinct in downtown Jozi, where a "Robin Hood strategy" will operate – those who can pay will; those who cannot will be sponsored. It will be a vast space where people can collaborate and create new digital technology.

Many heads make light of a challenge

The ShiftFor the past four years, Cape Town collective Shift has been working closely with communities to inspire sustainable design, working towards universal social, environmental and economic well-being.

Doctors on the forefront of innovation

Medical advances are making history, and people – and babies – are surviving extraordinary odds. Many of these ground-breaking medical techniques are mastered by doctors in South Africa. In some instances, they are showing the world the way.

Toilet extraction system is a world first

A South African innovation is a world first. The Hygizone extraction system removes odours and bacteria directly from the toilet, making sanitation more hygienic and reducing reliance on ordinary cleaners and air fresheners. It's good for the world, your health, and your nose.

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